BLUFFTON, S.C. (WSAV) — A teenager is recovering after being shot by another teen in Bluffton Sunday night.

According to the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office, around 8:40 p.m. on Sunday, deputies responded to a shooting in the area of 3 Woodland Court in The Retreat at Grande Oaks neighborhood in Bluffton.

Upon arrival, deputies located a 17-year-old Hardeeville youth was shot while sitting in a vehicle outside of the residence.  Witnesses reported seeing two other males running away from the area shortly after hearing gunfire.

The victim was transported to Savannah Memorial Hospital where he is currently in stable condition. 

Investigators collected evidence Sunday night and Monday morning which led to the identity of a 16-year-old suspect.

The Bluffton teen was taken into custody Monday afternoon with the assistance of the Bluffton Police Department. 

He faces charges of attempted murder, possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime, unlawful carrying of a firearm, and discharging a firearm into a vehicle. 

He was transported to the Department of Juvenile Justice on Monday evening and will have a detention hearing in Family Court later this week. 

This incident remains under investigation. Anyone who may have witnessed the shooting or may have information about it is encouraged to contact Sergeant Dario Sosa at 843-255-3435 or Crime Stoppers of the Lowcountry at 843-554-1111.